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The Calf's Head


Calf's Head, Worston, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1QA

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The Calf's Head

The Calf’s Head is a stunning country inn set in the heart of the Ribble Valley located in the conservation village of Worston, a few miles from Clitheroe and within minutes of the A59.  The inn boasts stunning views of Pendle Hill, extensive gardens outside, a roaring log fire. It’s the place for families to get together, businesses to meet and for walker’s and cyclists to mingle and dine.  The inn offers an extensive menu of choices and is served in the ‘Glass House’, dining room or in the bar area.  Weather permitting, lunch and dinner are also served on the decking over looking the stream and gardens or in the gardens itself. Whether you would like breakfast, lunch or dinner the Calf’s Head provides many choices and ample portions. On Sunday you can enjoy the very popular carvery between 12-3pm but pre-booking is advised.  Afternoon teas which includes a selection of cakes, sandwiches and tea/coffee are served daily between 2.30pm-4.30pm £13.65 per person, booking is essential with 48 hours notice. 

12 bedrooms are available from double ensuites through to a deluxe suite with separate lounge and spa pool.   There are also facilities for private parties, functions and weddings.



Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Closed on the 26th December 2018


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • National AwardsCycle Lancashire Cycle Lancashire 2014


Road Directions

Leave M6 at Junction 31, follow A59 towards Clitheroe and then follow the signs for Worston. The Calf's Head is in Worston village just 300 meters from the A59 main road.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest bus station Clitheroe, nearest train station Clitheroe. No local bus service but short taxi ride from Clitheroe. 



  • Disabled Access Level 3
  • Licensed


  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
  • Ramp to main entrance - on request
  • Steps to main entrance
  • Toilets for disabled visitors


  • Bar
  • Cater for special diets
  • Cater For Vegetarians
  • Licensed
  • Serve Evening Meal
  • Serve Lunch
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children All Ages
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Children Welcome
  • High Chairs Available

Establishment Features

  • Available For Wedding Receptions
  • Conference Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Access/Toilets
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Licenced For Civil Marriages
  • Real Log Fires

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • Close to motorway network
  • Close to rail network
  • Coach parking
  • Coaches Welcome

Payment Methods

  • Credit/debit cards accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Groups accepted
  • In countryside

Room / Unit Features

  • Telephone in All Bedrooms

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Licence for Civil Ceremonies


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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    The Calf's Head, WorstonCountry hotel and restaurant set in the heart of the beautiful Ribble Valley. Boasting stunning views of Pendle Hill, extensive gardens, the bar area and dining rooms offer hearty portions of a wide range of dishes and hand pulled ales. 12 ensuite rooms including double, king and deluxe.

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